RARE/SCARCE BIRDS - LATEST PHOTOS
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Great White Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Great White Egret (Ardea alba)
Lady's Island, Co. Wexford. April 29th, 2018.
Garden Warbler, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Garden Warbler (Sylvia borin)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 28th, 2018.
Hoopoe, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Hoopoe (Upupa epops)
Hook Head, Co. Wexford. April 21st, 2018.
Ring-necked Duck, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Ring-necked Duck (Aythya collaris)
Tacumshin Lake, Co. Wexford. April 21st, 2018.
Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Snow Bunting, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Snow Bunting (Plectrophenax nivalis)
Great Saltee Island, Co. Wexford. April 14th, 2018.
Iceland Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Iceland Gull (Larus glaucoides)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Glaucous Gull, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Glaucous Gull (Larus hyperboreus)
Rosslare, Co. Wexford. March 24th, 2018.
Bewick's Swan, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii)
Lady's Island Lake, Co. Wexford. March 10th, 2018.
Twite, Co. Louth, Ireland.
Twite (Carduelis flavirostris)
Dundalk, Co. Louth. February 13th, 2018.
Brambling, Co. Wicklow, Ireland.
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
Powerscourt, Co. Wicklow. February 13th, 2018.
Cattle Egret, Co. Wexford, Ireland.
Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis)
Lingstown, Co. Wexford. February 11th, 2018.
PAST IRISH RARE BIRDS
Found on 24th May
2014 White-winged Black Tern, Donegal
2012 Red-footed Falcon, Cork
2004 Greater Yellowlegs, Down
2003 Little Bittern, Waterford
1987 Pied-billed Grebe, Wexford
1987 Temminck's Stint, Down
1968 Red-headed Bunting, Mayo
1958 Lesser Yellowlegs, Derry
1955 Nightingale, Wexford
1953 Red-backed Shrike, Armagh
More details:
White-winged Black Tern
Lough Swilly, Donegal. 2014.
Red-footed Falcon
Owenahincha, Cork. 2012.
Greater Yellowlegs
Quoile Pondage NNR, Down. 2004.
Little Bittern
Near Dungarvan, Waterford. 2003.
Found moribund
Pied-billed Grebe
Our Lady's Island Lake, Wexford. 1987.
1st Irish Record
Temminck's Stint
Belfast Harbour Estate, Down. 1987.
2 birds. 6th NI Record
Red-headed Bunting
Achill Island, Mayo. 1968.
Category D1 record
Lesser Yellowlegs
Lough Beg, Derry. 1958.
2nd Irish Record
Nightingale
Great Saltee Island, Wexford. 1955.
Trapped. 4th Irish Record
Red-backed Shrike
Portadown, Armagh. 1953.
9th Irish Record